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Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?
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Can Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter Work Together?

January 22nd, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
  Building and maintaining a competitive NBA roster from year to year is a complex task. More often than most GM’s around the league would prefer, crises arise in some area of this process. These situations can come up...
Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)
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Trey Burke Vs. The World (Of Point Guards)

January 20th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
Since John Stockton hung up his Jazz jersey in the spring of 2003, Utah has struggled to find that one special point guard that can be the general for a brigade of talented basketball players. From Mo Williams to Jamaal Tinsley,...
Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins
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Trey Burke: Ice in His Veins

January 16th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Moxie. Swagger. Cool. Fearless. Calm. Patient. Composed. Confident. Poised. Ice. We’ve been hearing all sorts of adjectives to describe Trey Burke, especially his clutch, late-game play. After last night’s game—even though...
The Growth of Alec Burks
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The Growth of Alec Burks

January 15th, 2014 | by David J Smith
During his first few seasons, Alec Burks experienced the requisite ups and downs common to young players in the NBA. His rookie season showed great flashes of promise–slashing, athletic play that excited the Utah Jazz fan...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014

January 13th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Alec Burks can score and amaze. Alec Burks was Utah’s best player tonight, scoring a career high 34 points in the 5th start of his career. First of all, he got the shots around the basket that he likes: 13 of his 19...
Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?
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Gordon Hayward’s Shooting %s: A Fleeting Dip or a Worrying Trend?

January 13th, 2014 | by Matt Pacenza
Looking ahead to the 2014 offseason, the Jazz will face two decisions critical to their future: who to draft and whether to sign young wing Gordon Hayward. Hayward is a player many Jazz fans adore. His game has grown over his...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Cavaliers 1/10/2014

January 10th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz without Hayward… are they tanking?  The Jazz played without Gordon Hayward tonight, Hayward’s first DNP of the season. Hayward was ruled out due to a muscle strain in his left hip flexor. When I asked Ty...
Derrick Favors, Superstar?
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Derrick Favors, Superstar?

January 8th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Last night, the Utah Jazz won their seventh game in the last twelve contests.  For those Jazz fans who believe the one overriding purpose of this season is to get a high draft pick, this winning is devastating.  The team that...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 1/7/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Thunder 1/7/2014

January 7th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. GORDON HAYWARD FOR WORLD LEADER President isn’t enough for the man known as G-Time. Gordon Hayward was absolutely incredible for the Jazz tonight, scoring 37 points for the Jazz. That wasn’t enough for him, so he...
Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players
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Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players

January 7th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
When word broke earlier in the week that both Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert had been sent down to the D-League for their second stint, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, they’d each get some much-need minutes, some time to develop...